Paul Weir looks to take New Mexico basketball back to Mountain West contention

Can new UNM head Coach lead the Lobos to a successful 2017-2018? The New Mexico Lobos basketball program have made several changes this offseason, one including the hire of former New Mexico State head coach Paul Weir. The Lobos signed Weir to a six year deal worth $4.4 million and a base salary of $300,000 that will increase annually. This deal would have to be considered a win...
Via Mountain West Connection
25 days ago

New Mexico State to hire Chris Jans as head coach

The Wichita State associate head coach will replace Paul Weir. Wichita State associate head coach Chris Jans will be named the next head coach at New Mexico State, replacing Paul Weir, who took the same job at New Mexico. The 48-year will become the 26th Aggie coach and has reportedly signed on to a four-year contract, per Jeff Goodman of ESPN. Chris Jans deal with New Mexico State...
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
April 17, 2017

Paul Weir’s departure hurts the WAC as much as New Mexico State

A league constant stands at a crossroads. The Land of Enchantment hasnt been that magical for New Mexico State athletic director Mario Moccia over the past week. Put aside the optics of losing Paul Weir to the in-state rival, hard as that may be for Aggie fans. Simply losing the young head coach to anyone is a big blow, as hes been a central part of a resurgence in Las Cruces that...
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
April 14, 2017

What to expect from Paul Weir at New Mexico

One year after earning his first Division I head coaching job, Weir landed an even bigger opportunity. After just one season at New Mexico State, Paul Weir is headed to the Aggies in-state rival, New Mexico. Weir takes over the Lobos after long-time assistant and head coach Craig Neil was relieved of his duties. Weir went 28-6 in his only season as a head coach, and took the Aggies...
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
April 13, 2017

New Mexico inks Paul Weir to a six-year deal

This deal is less than what Craig Neal was earning. The New Mexico Lobos made it official by hiring Paul Weir away from New Mexico State, and the new Lobos head coach signed a six-year deal that will escalate in base pay with the first year starting at $625,000 and the sixth year base pay will be $825,000 annually. That amount is less than Craig Neal and even less than what the Lobos...
Via Mountain West Connection
April 11, 2017

New Mexico hires NMSU's Paul Weir as new head coach

Via Associated Press
April 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Paul Weir Leaves New Mexico State For Rival New Mexico

It looks like there will be an added layer to the rivalry between the New Mexico State Aggies and New Mexico Lobos. According to a report from Jon Rothstein of FanRag Sports, Aggies head coach Paul Weir is set to leave the program to take the same job at New Mexico. The report comes after New Mexico fired former coach Craig Neal back on March 31. Weir is coming off of an impressive...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 11, 2017

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November 14, 2016  |  Discuss

New Mexico State's Weir adds Henson as an Aggie adviser

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) New Mexico State basketball coach Paul Weir has added former Aggies and Illinois coach Lou Henson as a special adviser. Weir said in a news release that he saw the chance to tap Henson's 41 years of experience as a one-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Henson said that after talking with Weir he believes he and the new Aggies coach share similar views on basketball...
Via Associated Press
May 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Paul Weir promoted to New Mexico State head coach

The New Mexico State Aggies have found their next head basketball coach. On Tuesday, CBS Sports reported that Paul Weir, who spent the last five seasons as associate head coach and nine total seasons on the staff, has been promoted to the head coaching position with an agreement in principle reached. The New Mexico State coaching vacancy became available when Marvin Menzies left...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 26, 2016  |  Discuss

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